Dear Barb—Temper Troubles

Dear Barb: My boyfriend and I have been together for 3 years, we moved in together last year. We love each other, but he is so short tempered that we are never able to work through any problems. As soon as I bring something up that’s bothering me, he shuts me down and refuses to… Read more »

Editorial—In a Rush

I over-estimated my abilities this week.  I told the candidates for the AUSU election that they could have until midnight on Thursday, Feb 20th, to get their responses to me.  I wanted to make sure they had as long as possible to consider their answers and maybe look into some things that AUSU was currently… Read more »

AUSU Update

This space is provided free to AUSU: The Voice does not create or edit this content. Contact with any questions. IMPORTANT DATES Feb 10: Deadline to register in a course starting Mar 1 Feb 12: AUSU Election – Candidates Announced Feb 15: Mar degree requirements deadline Feb 25-Mar 2 – AUSU General Election Make… Read more »

Worldwide Journalistic Crisis

Recent reports reveal that, despite violence, 2019 was statistically much safer for journalists than previous years.  Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a Paris-based NGO, reported the deaths of forty-nine journalists worldwide, the lowest death toll in sixteen years.  Founded in 1985 in Montpellier, France, RSF defends and promotes freedom of information in the journalism industry.  2020’s… Read more »

Asking the Candidates!

The AUSU election is coming up, and while distance education makes a lot of things possible, it can make figuring out who to vote for a bit of a challenge.  AU does not really have a centre point that students congregate in and that can be used to easily deliver messages to the student body. … Read more »

Changes to your 2020 CRA Tax Returns

Tax season is coming up, not too soon but soon enough to start thinking about it.  We all should know that April 30 is the deadline to get your taxes in.  There are important changes to the CRA tax year, what you can claim, and eligibility.  Here is one important new update you should know,… Read more »

The True Nature of Luxury and Wealth

I feel that many of us have been conned, or have tricked ourselves, into believing that money is the only form of wealth. Monetarily, I’ve been poor and I’ve been (relatively) rich.  Having had the opportunity to compare and contrast, I would have to say that rich is much, much better.  I did not enjoy… Read more »

In Conversation—with The Brilliance

The Brilliance is hard to pigeonhole.  Their music is a unique mix of classical and pop, so you might call it prog rock with no hubris, or classical music without pedantry.  The highly original sounds created by the duo John Arndt and David Gungor, close friends who haven’t lived in the same city since The… Read more »

Scholarship of the Week!

Scholarship name:  AEBC/T-Base Scholarship Program Sponsored by:  Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) Deadline:  March 27, 2020 Potential payout:  up to $1000 Eligibility restriction:  Applicants must be blind, deafblind, or partially sighted (as defined in Applicant Qualifications section), be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, and be attending or planning to attend a post-secondary institution… Read more »

AU-Thentic Events

AUSU General Election Tues, Feb 25 to Mon, Mar 2 Online Check AUSU’s Events page for timelines and details MBA for Executives Webinar Tues, Feb 25, 10:00 to 11:00 am MST Online Hosted by AU Faculty of Business Register through above link 2020 Open Forum Supporting Graduate Learners, Research, and Education Wed, Feb… Read more »